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International Migrants Day 2020: History and significance of date; this year's theme is 'Reimagining Human Mobility'
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International Migrants Day 2020: History and significance of date; this year's theme is 'Reimagining Human Mobility'

On 4 December, 2000, the United Nations General Assembly, taking into account the ever-increasing number of migrants in the world, proclaimed 18 December as International Migrants' Day

Pakistan becomes 'Pavlovian' whenever India is mentioned, says envoy at UNGA
India

Pakistan becomes 'Pavlovian' whenever India is mentioned, says envoy at UNGA

Ambassador TS Tirumurti made the remarks in response to Pakistan's Munir Akram, who voiced opposition to India’s UNSC membership

Narendra Modi at UNGA: 'If we don’t change, drive needed for it will weaken'; PM seeks UN reforms, wants bigger decision-making role for India
India

Narendra Modi at UNGA: 'If we don’t change, drive needed for it will weaken'; PM seeks UN reforms, wants bigger decision-making role for India

Reaffirming India's "faith and respect" in the United Nations, Modi said that the country has been "waiting for a long time" for a "logical conclusion" to the process of reforms in the UN.

Modi at UNGA Updates: How long will India be kept away from decision-making bodies at UN, asks PM?
India

Modi at UNGA Updates: How long will India be kept away from decision-making bodies at UN, asks PM?

Narendra Modi Speech at UNGA 2020 LIVE Updates: "For how long will India be kept out of the decision-making structures of the United Nations?," Modi asked

UNGA adopts 'foward-looking' declaration for multilateralism, 'inclusive development' to mark its 75th anniversary
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UNGA adopts 'foward-looking' declaration for multilateralism, 'inclusive development' to mark its 75th anniversary

The landmark declaration was adopted at the high-level meeting of the 193-member Assembly to commemorate the milestone anniversary of the world body

Narendra Modi's address to mark UN's 75th anniversary will be 'truly significant', says Indian envoy
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Narendra Modi's address to mark UN's 75th anniversary will be 'truly significant', says Indian envoy

The prime minister will deliver the national statement on 26 September through a pre-recorded video statement

International Day of Democracy 2020: Global leaders stress on 'need to listen', promote equality before law amid pandemic
India

International Day of Democracy 2020: Global leaders stress on 'need to listen', promote equality before law amid pandemic

With nations adopting emergency measures to address COVID-19 crisis, the UN calls on nations to uphold the rule of law, protect and respect international standards and basic principles of legality and the right to access justice, remedies and due process

Narendra Modi likely to address virtual United Nations General Assembly on 26 September
India

Narendra Modi likely to address virtual United Nations General Assembly on 26 September

For the first time in the UN's 75-year history, the annual General Assembly session this year will be held virtually. World leaders will submit pre-recorded video statements for the session

International Day of Families 2020: From history to theme, all you need to know about how kins form healthy society
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International Day of Families 2020: From history to theme, all you need to know about how kins form healthy society

International Day of Families is identified by a symbol that is circular in shape. It is of a solid green colour with a red image that contains a schematic drawing element of a house and a heart in the centre.

On Kashmir, Donald Trump is all talk: US president weaves web of words to keep India and Pakistan busy while playing keep away
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On Kashmir, Donald Trump is all talk: US president weaves web of words to keep India and Pakistan busy while playing keep away

Donald Trump is desperate to be seen as a man of action. And yet, when it comes to Kashmir, Trump has done nothing but repeatedly mouth platitudes about 'getting involved to help' India and Pakistan 'reach an agreement'.

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir, Citizenship Act at UN, says footprint of 'every major act of terrorism' passes through Islamabad
India

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir, Citizenship Act at UN, says footprint of 'every major act of terrorism' passes through Islamabad

Hitting out at Pakistan, India has said the footprint of every major act of international terrorism passes through this country where terrorists are trained' in safe havens to take innocent lives.

Human Rights Day 2019: On 71st anniversary of UDHR, agenda to encourage youth in bringing about peace, justice and equal opportunities
India

Human Rights Day 2019: On 71st anniversary of UDHR, agenda to encourage youth in bringing about peace, justice and equal opportunities

In India, the human rights law was established on September, 1993, following which the Union government constituted the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on 12 October, 1993.

Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2019: International and national social crusaders to be recognised at prestigous award ceremony
India

Mother Teresa Memorial Awards 2019: International and national social crusaders to be recognised at prestigous award ceremony

Every year, Harmony Foundation focuses on a theme, which for 2019 is Combating Contemporary Forms of Slavery

Narendra Modi cancels Turkey trip after Recep Tayyip Erdogan's UNGA speech criticising abrogation of Article 370 in J&K
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Narendra Modi cancels Turkey trip after Recep Tayyip Erdogan's UNGA speech criticising abrogation of Article 370 in J&K

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled a two-day official visit to Turkey after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) last month in which he criticised the Centre's decision to abrogate Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Malaysia likely to increase imports of raw sugar, buffalo meat from India; move aimed at easing tensions after Kashmir row
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Malaysia likely to increase imports of raw sugar, buffalo meat from India; move aimed at easing tensions after Kashmir row

Malaysia is considering raising imports of raw sugar and buffalo meat from India, potentially easing trade tensions after reports New Delhi could restrict Malaysian palm oil imports following the country's criticism of India's actions in Kashmir

UN struggles to pay employees' salary as world body faces $200-million deficit; list of budget delinquents include US, North Korea, Israel
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UN struggles to pay employees' salary as world body faces $200-million deficit; list of budget delinquents include US, North Korea, Israel

The United Nations has an overall annual operating budget of several billion dollars, but right now, it's just trying to make sure its employees get paid after this month.

Space Week: Dogs, chimps, fruit flies and all the other animals that flew to space before humans did
science

Space Week: Dogs, chimps, fruit flies and all the other animals that flew to space before humans did

As we celebrate human endeavours in space, let us not forget the contribution of our non-human friends in letting us understand space better.

Space Week: Moon, Moonshot, Do We Really Need the Moon? Best movies, documentaries about the Moon
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Space Week: Moon, Moonshot, Do We Really Need the Moon? Best movies, documentaries about the Moon

Here's a curated list of eight movies, TV Shows, and documentaries about the Moon I go back to.

JKLF marchers ignore Imran Khan's warnings, head towards Line of Control to protest abrogation of Article 370
India

JKLF marchers ignore Imran Khan's warnings, head towards Line of Control to protest abrogation of Article 370

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Saturday warned the protesters not to cross the LoC

Imran Khan warns PoK residents against crossing LoC to extend aid to people of Jammu and Kashmir
India

Imran Khan warns PoK residents against crossing LoC to extend aid to people of Jammu and Kashmir

Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status on 5 August.